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attorney john givener. you -- because the parties have indicated that they are, they are willing to make the changes, you can make the amendment to the resolution today. you would have to hold another hearing because these are -- these amendments would require renoticing of this resolution. so, if the committee says you could adopt the amendment and then continue these matters to a future meeting. >> okay. colleagues, any questions or further comments? okay. mr. rifkin, thank you. thanks very much. at this time i'd like to open up to public comment if there are any members -- i'm sorry about that. before public comment, mr. rose. legislative analyst report. >> mr. chairman and members of the committee, i would point out on page 5 of our report that the, that the proposed feeder agreement wherein part is paying the sfmta, mr. chairman, that is a totaly voluntary agreement so that bart does not have to enter into the agreement the feeder agreement or where the sfmta is getting a payment. it's totally voluntary. * that is in contrast to the fast pass agreement. on page 7 of our report regar
's fine. >> any other thoughts? does the city attorney have any view on that? >> john givener deputy city attorney. your current titles are fine from a legal perspective, the proposed title is fine from the legal perspective. the one thing i would say that you shouldn't amend any portion of the sunshine enforcement by enforcement regulations tonight because that is not on your agenda. >> mr. st. croix, can you respond to dr. kur's question about 6a? >> dr. kerr is absolutely correct the bar is now one commissioner member can calendar a complaint. i'm not sure why this copy went out, but it's typographical or an old copy, but it's one that has already been voted on and in effect. >> thank you. any other discussion from the commissioners on this agenda item? is there a motion to approve the changes to the regulations for investigations and enforcement proceedings? >> is moved. >> second. >> all in favor? >> aye. >> any opposed? hearing none the motion passes. the next item on the agenda is discussion and possible action on reports submitted by lisa herrick formerly of the san j
not. >> deputy city attorney john givener again. you can adopt the amendment today and then continue so that the next time this item is agendized, the amendments will appear in the notice. you can adopt the amendments today and [speaker not understood]. >> okay. so, we can do that. we can adopt those amendments first. >> i'll move the amendments. >> okay. first of all, can we rescind the previous vote. colleagues, we can do that without opposition. i'd like to make those amendments [speaker not understood] subject to the legislative analyst. we can do that without opposition. and from the underlying items number 8 and 9, we can continue them to the call of the chair. so moved. all right, thank you very much. mr. clerk, can you please call item number 10? >> item number 10, hearing on the annual review and adoption of the board of supervisors draft budget for fy's 2013-2014 and 2014-2015. >> thank you. and we have ms. cavilo from our board of supervisors office. give us one second. >> good afternoon, chair farrell, members of the budget and finance committee. angela [speaker not under
. >> this is attorney john givener. if it's possible the board would continue the hearing on february 5th and finally make a decision on the 129tion or later. i would recommend [speaker not understood]. * 12th >> fair enough. strike the date from the further resolve clause we'll do it subject to the approval of the board of supervisors on the moscone expansion district. and i have a second to that. we can do that without opposition. and i'd like to make a motion to add a similar clause on items 6 and 7 authorizing and allocating the certificates of participation for this project. subject to the approval of the full board of supervisors, whatever date that may be, of the moscone expansion district. and can we do that without opposition? so moved. thank you very much, everyone involved with that. appreciate your time. mr. clerk, can you please call items -- woops. >> i actually had a comment. >> sorry, excuse me. supervisor avalos. >> i didn't realize we had just approved the actual underlying ordinances or resolution. >> we did. do you want to rescind those votes? >> i don't. i'm going to be supporti
that perhaps the senate at ever seen. >> i'm very pleased that john will be given the chance subject to confirmation to continue the work of a lifetime on behalf of our country. >> let me thank you on behalf of the committee for all that you have done. there is no one in the senate that has spent more time than you have on issues of imporps to our country. >> one say historians will judge his senate years much the same way some recognize centsen sena ted kennedy's impact. >> but that didn't stop the republicans from trying to turn the hearing into episode two, into why did they conspire to hide the truth from the american people? >> the world is a dangerous police when america is not leading. we had a hearing yesterday about libra libya but we didn't talk about the conditions that led to the consulate. >> i think this is important and trying to get to the truth in the matter of benghazi do you agree with hillary clinton, that that is yesterday's news and let's move on. >> if you are trying to get some day light between me and secretary clinton that is not going to happen here today.
of representatives, john boehner has basically given his republican membership to choices, either to go ahead and vote on an amendment to the senate bill passed in those early hours, or to go for a straight what they call up and down vote which means members vote as they see fit. the feeling among democrats is that there are enough republicans and house to join with them to make sure it passes so that president obama can sign it into law. we are waiting to hear what kind of vote and if there will be a vote. they convened here this morning at about midday. that is now seven hours ago. i think what we are seeing as about seven hours of printing from republicans in the house. i am hearing that people are softening their stance again, giving up on the idea of amending the senate bill and going for a straight up or down vote. it remains to be seen whether it actually advances. >> the amount of political bickering is extraordinary. >> it is political bickering. we have had seven hours of that and the feeling is that it is dying down zero little bit. eric cantor is the majority leader in the house.
plays second fiddle to senate minority, and john boehner is given no credit. neil: senator, you as dire on the forecast? >> you need something like simpson-boes, a big plan, that so-called cliff plan, that gets us over the cliff, then digs another cliff does not solve the problem, we need serious people to sit down and find ways to solve them. neil: maybe the three of us could broker a deal. thank you so very much. >> thank you. neil: lance the liar wants to neil: lance the liar wants to spin officemax can help you drive supply costs... down... ...and down. just use your maxperks card and get a case of x-9 paper for only 1-cent after maxperks rewards. find thousands of big deals now... officemax. you know how painful heartburn can be. for fast, long lasting relief, use doctor recommended gaviscon®. only gaviscon® forms a protective barrier that helps block stomach acid from splashing up- relieving the pain quickly. try fast, long lasting gaviscon®. neil: better never than late lance armstrong go away. dot bother you make me want to throw up. i was one of the idiots who believed
programs. bloomberg has given johns hopkins university $1 billion since he graduated there in 1964. the new york city mayor says he doesn't know of any other institution that can make a bigger difference in lives around the world through its groundbreaking research. >>> right now, it is 9:34. coming up, the president's view, rt parenting decisions the commander in chief has had to think twice about if he had a son. >>> a game stopper that forced crews to turn off the lights at a basketball game this weekend. you're watching oh! progress-oh! -oh! -oh! oh! oh! ♪ what do you know? oh! ♪ bacon? -oh! -oh! oh! [ female announcer ] with 40 delicious progresso soups at 100 calories or less, there are plenty of reasons people are saying "progress-oh!" share your story for a chance to win a progress-oh! makeover in hollywood. go to to enter. >>> had week's wednesday's child has dreams of playing football. we first met him a year and a half ago when he hoped for a loving family to adopt him. >> even though he's still waiting, he's still hopeful his forever family is watching
. >> that would have given john boehner a lot of cover. he still could not marshal the support. now with two members of his leadership going against him, cantor and mccarthy, although paul ryan interestingly voted for it, what does that mean for the caucus tomorrow? >> it's interesting. some folks speculated perhaps john boehner might not get enough votes on the first ballot to become speaker. a lot of folks think he'll be reelected without any type of incident, but there's a coalition within the house republican conference that is ready to go against what they view to be the mainstream position, the compromising position in any capacity. what i think is going to be fascinating, andrea, look forward to the debt limit. if you're a rank and file guy and john boehner said, hey, i need you. you can go back and say, yeah, but eric cantor didn't vote what you needed him on, why do you need me? it's going to be interesting to see how it moves forward, and i think boehner needs to draw a hard line against president obama, because he needs to assert his leadership here in a big, powerful way. >> i wa
bloomberg. he is giving $350 million to his a alma mater john hopkins. bloomberg has given more than $1 billion to the school since he graduated in the mid-1960s. >>> a big sales job for democrats aiming for new gun laws, but is the strategy targeting gun owners? will it backfire? we'll take a look. don't just reject convention. drown it out. introducing the all-new 2013 lexus ls f sport. an entirely new pursuit. progress-oh! -oh! -oh! oh! oh! ♪ what do you know? oh! ♪ bacon? -oh! -oh! oh! [ female announcer ] with 40 delicious progresso soups at 100 calories or less, there are plenty of reasons people are saying "progress-oh!" share your story for a chance to win a progress-oh! makeover in hollywood. go to to enter. a progress-oh! makeover in hollywood. we replaced people with a machine.r, what? customers didn't like it. so why do banks do it? hello? hello?! if your bank doesn't let you talk to a real person 24/7, you need an ally. hello? ally bank. your money needs an ally. olaf gets great rewards for his small business! pizza! [ garth ] olaf's small busines
bloomberg is giving johns hopkins another $350 million, bloomberg has given more than a billion to the school since he garage waited in the mid 1960s. of the 350 million-dollar he designated $100 million to be earmarked for financial aid. >>> a hurricane sandy aid bill, the bill would send $50 million in relief bay to victims of the storm. the house is passed the legislation and president barack obama will sign it. the storm is being blamed for 140 deaths and billions of dollars in damage. time for a check of the forecast, back over to lynette. it's going to be critical today. we pay attention to what you see today. >>> the glaze of ice is going to be across the area, that's all you need is the glaze, icy conditions, hazardous, take it easy on the roadways, we can see what is going on, on the satellite and radar, snow in the blue ask pinks, talking about the wintery mix, as we look at freezing rain mixing in as well. plain rain down to the south, all this will turnover to rain as we head in to the afternoon time frame, this morning, is very important for your commute, we can se
as the new found religion, i've not given them props. john mccain before he was part of the d.r.e.a.m. act, he was part of it. timing is everything. now after they got their butt kicked they want go ahead and follow through what they started years and years ago. unfortunately the latino immigration is part of it. if you want to be an american, you're part of the game. >> listen to bobby are jindal. he's talking to his fellow republicans. >> we must not be part of the party who protects the well off so they can keep their toys. we've got stop being the stupid party. i'm serious. it's time for a new republican party that talks like adults. >> he's not the only one giving that sentiment. paul ryan gave a similar sentiment this morning on "meet the press." ana, is this what your party needs? tough love? >> yes. we need to not sugarcoat it, we need to learn the lessons of the last election. i think governor jindal is right. i think paul ryan is right. i was at the republican retreat ten days ago at the house members and i can tell you we heard a lot of this. there is an acknowledgement within t
"and john osborne; "what we were given was a cross between harold steptoe and sharon osbourne." i bet that went down well with the troops. she also had a good nose for dirt. she used to write an anonymous column called "gossip from the forest." this was her finest hour. "all is not well with one of oxford's dream couples. "we hear that the police were called to a domestic incident "involving two of our most eminent academics. "who, we wonder, will get custody of the spade?" the spade? as in archaeology? this is professor gregson and professor alderson? yeah. apparently amanda also said last night that she was working on something big. any idea what that might have been? no idea. but it would have been investigative journalism. also known as muckraking. five years ago your brother went to canada. yes. he says he was on the run. well, he's been on the run all his life. canada's a long way to run; he could have come here. he... he had some sort of breakdown. a nervous breakdown? are they still called that? or is it post-traumatic stress? anyway, it was something like th
, if this is possible, unmanageable for speaker boehner in the next few weeks. >> john, isn't it time given the performance of people like eric cantor back in 2011 and mr. mccarthy and the group of young guns and what they did when speaker boehner was trying to negotiate a grand bargain with the president and they prevented him from reach an agreement and then they vote against the fiscal cliff. isn't it time for speaker boehner to confront these individuals himself? >> he did do that. he put some lesser known tea partiers in their place. he stripped them -- >> the last i heard eric cantor is still -- >> not eric cantor. the house is up for grabs. here is the good news. so for the last more than a decade, 15 years, the house of representatives on the republican side has been operating under something they call the hastert rule. that is named after former speaker denny hastert, and under the hastert rule, to bring a bill to the floor, the speaker needs to believe that he will get what's called a majority -- >> of the majority. >> -- of the majority. now, the fiscal cliff deal, they didn't ha
. surgeons at johns hopkins have given the 26-year-old vet a double arm transplant. it was only the 7th time such an operation has been performed here in the u.s. he has tweeted he can feel his new arms a little. more details will come today. >> kind of puts other problems in perspective when you see someone like that. >>> from an inspiring story to one that's not. atlanta police are on the atlanta for at least 15 people who followed a car into a foot locker and helped themselves to the hmerchandise. the car was abandoned, this is the second time in a week that a smash and grab heist was staged in that same area. >>> also from northern georgia, two men were arrested for stealing chicken wings. no small amount of wings either ranaldo jackson and dee wayne patterson are accused of stealing $65,000 worth of frozen tyson's chicken wings. that's about 26,000 pounds. the alleged heist took place on the same weekend at the nfl divisional playoffs, with warnings of an upcoming chicken wing shortage. >> my, my. >>> super bowl fans, we want to see your team spirit for the ravens and 49ers. show your t
. and i'm very pleased that john will be given the chance, subject to confirmation, to continue the work of a lifetime on behalf of our country. thank you. >> thank you, madam secretary. senator mccain. >> thank you, mr. chairman. i'm pleased to be here with senator warren and secretary clinton to introduce to speak, say a few words about my friend, senator kerry, to the committee. obviously, the nominee doesn't need to be introduced to the committee on which he has served for over a quarter of a century, and as its chairman for the last four years so i can dispense with the customary summary of the nominee's record of public service and qualifications for the office for which he has been nominated. they're well known to you and to all of our colleagues. but i would like to take a few moments to attest to the personal qualities that senator kerry would bring to the office of secretary of state, which i think are well suited to the position. he and i have been friends for quite a long time now. we have had our disagreements, which is unsurprising given our political differences. and is of
for this job given what lindsey graham and now john mccain and other of his former republican colleagues have said? >> andrea, because he understands what it is needed to meet america's national security needs perhaps as well as anybody because he has the trust and confidence of the president, because he has been over the ground on the senate foreign relations committee and the senate intelligence committee, because he has worked with veterans, because he himself has born the pain of battle and indeed been wounded for his country in its service. because he is a man of integrity who speaks his mind, who knows his mind, and will give the president the best of all possible advice at a time when we will be under enormous pressure to meet our national security needs and to provide for the fiscal health of our country in ways that perhaps have not been tested before until now. i have known chuck hagel for years. i have the greatest sense that he is perhaps of all the candidates fa and away the best one and certainly the president has ratified that in the enormously important statement he made today
john kerry into hillary clinton's job as next secretary of state. >> i'm very pleased that john will be given the chance, subject to confirmation, to continue the workati ativof a l. >> i would take office as secretary, proud that the senate is in my blood but equally proud that so, too, is foreign service. >> we don't often see that kind of emotion from john kerry, referring to his father, who was part of foreign service and took the family overseas when he was a young man. on tuesday will he they will vote on his confirmation, expected to move on with the confirmation easily. they want much more in those changes to filibuster rules. these are small steps but could have a very practical effect on what can and cannot get done in washington. savannah? >> everybody would be for getting things done in washington. thank you very much. >>> natalie morales has a check of the top news stories over at the news desk. good morning, natalie good morning, everyone. >>> pyongyang threatens to attack the south if they join in on a new round of sanctions. they are declaring it a declaration of
, taking place on monday, martin luther king, jr. day. the benediction will now be given by the reverend luis leon of st. john's episcopal church, where the obamas sometimes attend services. leon replaces evangelical pastor louie giglio, who bowed out after controversy erupted over a sermon he gave in the 1990s condemning homosexuality. myrlie evers-williams, widow of murdered civil rights leader medgar evers, wildeliver te iocation anthe brooklyn tabernacle choir will sing. >>> this week, many religious groups praised president obama's newly announced measures to try to reduce gun violence, particularly his call for mandatory background checks and a ban on assault weapons. vice-president biden said the nation has a "moral obligation" to prevent future tragedies like the school shooting in connecticut. at a press conference in washington, members of an interfaith coalition reiterated support for strongerun control, saying they agree that it is a "moral imperative." >> we stand together because we know beyond all else that god is love. let us love one another, bind ourselves together and
the last 40 years, bloomberg has given $1.1 billion to johns hopkins university. there you go. these old pictures we dug up for you given to us by the college showed what the mayor looked like as a college student. this latest donation makes bloomberg the most generous liing donor to any education institution in the country according to "the new york times" and numbers provided by university officials. there he is back in college. >>> president obama talked about reducing the violence in football in an interview with the new republic. he also said, i'm a big football fan but have to tell you, if i had a son i'd have to think long and hard before i let him play football. the president will host nba champions, by the way, the miami heat this afternoon. he'll congratulate lebron james and team members on their 2012 season. since we're talking about parties, "snl" did a great spoof of the fun vice president joe biden is having after the inauguration. >> what are you going to do with nacho man joe biden comes for you? yeah! >> come on down to delaware. a place that knows how to party. as the
at the oscars. >> reporter: john weisman earlier awards have given some sag awards momentum. >> anne hathaway in "les mis." jennifer lawrence and, of course, daniel day lewis in "lincoln." >> reporter: but the night's biggest prize of all cast in a motion picture is still a horse race. >> this is what i do. >> reporter: we have terrific movies nominated "argo," "lincoln" any one of those casts are deserving of victories. it is what everyone is talking about right now. >> reporter: when they're not talking about tv dramas. >> reporter: the flavor of the month right now is homeland. "homeland" winning everything in sight, but not the ensemble and not the way "madman" is. >> reporter: as for the comedy. >> "girls" that's the hot new show but that's not nominated at the sags. so that won't take away from "modern family." >> and tonight don't miss a.j. hammer as he rubs elbows with hollywood's elite live from the red carpet at the red carpet screen actor guild awards show. >>> well, as you heard, "argo" is up for a sag award. the ben affleck film has been on a roll. last night they took home at th
john boehner has just given him the job of drawing up a new budget that will completely erase the federal deficit in just ten years. and only through spending cuts and no new taxes whatsoever. to do this mr. ryan would have to cut every government operation by one-sixth or if he choose not to touch entitlements or defense, he would have to cut every government operation by almost 40%. this country would be plunged into a recession. and that's the ryan budget. thanks so much for watching. chris matthews and "hardball" is next. >>> mad house. let's play "hardball." ♪ >>> good evening. i'm chris matthews in washington. let me start tonight with this eruption of self-doubt and humiliation in the republican party. suddenly after months of denial, you hear the growling and the gnashing of teeth. it's if as if we're hearing the cries from hell. peggy noonan says the grand old party is doomed if it keeps knocking hillary and refusing to recognize that excuse me for disrupting your illusion, president obama is the president and republicans in the house that once could still see throu
between being critical and -- >> he's a great man. he's done a great job with what they've given him. john's a genius. >> is the show as good with him? do you think? >> no. and not because of -- well, yeah, because of me. but what they did, piers is they got rid of -- they unloaded their anchor and they went adrift. i don't think you realize how important your anchor is until you don't have it. >> do you ever watch it? >> i watched it early on. i thought their first -- their pilot episode had one of the great television moments of all time with the ashes and the reveal of the guy behind the window. that was brilliant. the show should have ended there and said to be continued. but i don't know why a billionaire wourld want to buy a house with a kid and a guy and stay there. is he still living in my house? >> do you ever speak to him? >> i met him at the emmys. he was really cool. >> he's actually a cool guy. >> and john keeps winning emmy ps. angus, you know, had a little meltdown. >> let's watch a little angus meltdown. >> people see us and be like oh, i can be on a show like "two and a ha
that ice. >> da economics would never work in practice? sadly not. in fact, speaker john boehner has just given him the job of drawing up a new budget that will completely erase the federal deficit in just ten years. and only through spending cuts and no new taxes whatsoever. to do this mr. ryan would have to cut every government operation by one-sixth or if he choose not
transparent with john brennan, a proven liar, does not fly. moreover, given that we know now -- we did not know when he made this speech -- john brennan is the guy that basically, like a said, the last decision maker before obama signs off. he is a pretty big incentive to spend the process in such a way he is protected legally. if in fact they're not using rolls that would abide by international law, he has quite a bit of exposure. now he can claim to be transparent and make this speech about these great standards they're using -- which they're not. the speech he made does not account for signature strikes, which involves patterns rather than specific intelligence. and protect him, but it is not transparency. the administration has repeatedly refused to be transparent on most basic issues with regard to their program. >> last may john brennan was the target of a protest by medea benjamin of codepink. she disrupted a speech as he defended u.s. drone strikes. >> over the years -- >> how many people are you willing to sacrifice? wiry line to the american people and not say how many innoce
there will be smarter. what does that mean for freedom? john: technology has made us richer, given us more choices, but what is next? smarter robots for one thing. last year robot called once and -- watson crushed him in competition in the quiz show. okay. a computer can win in jeopardy. economics professor jim miller says will will come next is much more interesting. >> computers are getting smarter and smarter and eventually there will be able to do everything we can. john: you don't know that. we have special skills. >> readjust machines, and we are machines, our brains run on me. we know it's possible to build machines much smarter than our brains. john: computer power keeps doubling. >> the amount of computer power keeps doubling. twenty doublings is about a million fold increase. we have a computer as fast as a human brain from and 20 years will be a million times faster and we'd all be obsolete. john: the first that maybe the computers will make their own computers. >> if we had computer smarter than people making computers there's water in them and as they get smarter and better making sma
have on this congress given john boehner and the tea party couldn't get anything done? >> politics in lining up votes and taking positions is all pressure. it's lobbying within our colleague, whipping them, so to speak. fortunately, minnesotaed people feel like the progressive caucus, that's why it's so big. our agend is all of the progressive issues, medicare and social security and make sure it's the most vulnerable people in this country are protected. we are also going to start. i am going to be involved in this. kind of a rural strategy because america, the rural areas of america have been forgotten. secretary vilsack said before committee, if you look at america, rural america has been in depression. many are fleeing the rural areas. there is nothing happening. nobody is investing in these communities. >> bill: the democratic party has forgotten? >> both parties have done it. those people are middle class, lower middle class. they are the democratic party: we haven't done a good job of listening and investing in them >> bill: you have work
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